We are delighted to launch our Annual report for 2020 and share some highlights.
This is Part 5 of the Showcasing-our-Work series of stories of volunteers and non-profits. Introducing Teresa Conway who volunteers at Havin' a Laugh, Foróige and the NCBI. Name: Teresa Conway Where do you volunteer? I volunteer with Havin' a Laugh (https://www.havinalaugh.com/) charity, Foróige (https://www.foroige.ie/, youth organisation) and recently NCBI (https://www.ncbi.ie/) working for people with sight loss. What [...]
Our Showcasing-our-Work series of stories of volunteers and non-profits who have used our service continues. This time we meet Monica Mc Elhinney of Focus Ireland and the Donal Parsons Trust. What has been your involvement with Sligo Volunteer Centre? Over the years I have engaged with the Volunteer Centre for a few different organisations. The one [...]
Microvolunteering- National Volunteering Week 2021 This National Volunteering Week, we’re asking people to think small! Whether it’s an action you can take to support your community like picking up litter or doing something for yourself like meditation or enjoying a hot bath, even the smallest acts can have a big impact. The last year has been [...]
For National Volunteering Week, we are showcasing our work, what we get up to here in the Sligo Volunteer Centre, and how we can help people. We continue our series of stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service and this one comes from Patricia Blee. Here is her story: My name is Patricia [...]
Our National Volunteering Week (NVW) Showcasing-our-Work series at Sligo Volunteer Centre continues! We have compiled stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our services. This is the second of these stories and this one comes from Connie Nell, Volunteer Leader at the Sligo Environmental Network. Here is her story: I’m Connie Nell. I currently volunteer at [...]
This National Volunteering Week (NVW) we want to showcase what we get up to here in Sligo Volunteer Centre and how we can help people. We have compiled a few stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service. This is the first of these stories and this one comes from Sean Forde. Our good friend [...]
NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK 17TH-23RD MAY #NVW2021 #SmallActionsBigImpact National Volunteering Week is almost here and we have 2 great events online plus a coffee promotion to tell you about. - Curious about volunteering? Register on www.I-VOL.ie and come along to a Zoom Volunteer Information Session on Thursday 20th May @1pm Sign up here (https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/142700235245) - Involved [...]
The idea of Social Prescribing is that in addition to the prescription or referrals for counselling etc. a GP can offer someone who is feeling low, they can chat with a Social Prescribing Co-Ordinator who will help them develop an action plan for health and wellbeing by engaging in community activities or other social settings.